New Kindle Fire, Light Up Kindle Likely at Amazon’s September 6th Event

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Amazon just sent out press invitations to an event in California for September 6th. The event details remain unknown, but we expect Amazon will unveil the new Kindle Fire tablet, or tablets at this event. A new Kindle Fire would arrive to a crowded 7-inch tablet market, but Amazon obviously hopes to convince users its […]

Best iPad Apps for College

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College students today don’t know how good they have it thanks to the iPad and more iPad apps for college than they can count, at least before completing Understanding Numerical Data. I ended my college career in 2005. On that May afternoon when I turned my tassel for the last time I’d never even, heard of apps. […]

Deep Discounts Hint New Kindles Coming Soon

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Amazon might be ready to unveil a few new Kindles sometime in the near future if today’s Gold Box deals are any indication. As Gizmodo first noted, today Amazon put the Kindle DX on sale for $269, a full $110 below its original price. The Amazon Kindle DX is the company’s 10-inch eReader which hasn’t […]

Amazon to Launch 4- to 5-Inch Smartphone As Early as This Year

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In addition to rumors about updated Kindle Fire tablets that will arrive this Fall, rumors of an Amazon-branded smartphone are also heating up. It is reported that Amazon is working with components suppliers in Asia to enter the smartphone market and the Internet retailer could launch its own branded smartphone as early as this year. […]

Amazon Kindle Phone to Compete Against iPhone, Nexus

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According to the latest report, Amazon, which had previously released a Kindle Fire tablet that is based on Google’s Android operating system, is working together with Foxconn to ready its own smartphone to compete against iPhone and Nexus offerings from Apple and Google respectively. The Amazon-branded smartphone hardware would help Amazon further its hardware presence […]

Amazon Readying Kindle Fire 2 for August Delivery

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With Google targeting the low price point of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet with a 7-inch display form factor, Amazon is readying a new, improved second-generation version of its popular tablet for an August delivery to compete against the July launch of Google’s Nexus 7 slate. The Kindle Fire 2 is rumored to be delivered sometime […]

Amazon Kindle Fire 2 Could Launch in July

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We could be just a month away from the follow-up to Amazon’s Kindle Fire. According to CNET, Amazon is planning a Kindle launch event for July 31 where the company will announce the Kindle Fire 2. The online retailer could also  release a new Kindle and Kindle Touch with front-lit screens like Barnes & Noble’s Nook […]

Kindle for iPad Now Supports Children’s Books and Graphic Novels

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Amazon now lets iPad and Cloud Reader users read content that was previously only available to Kindle Fire  and Android users. Today Amazon announced its iPad and Cloud Reader apps now support children’s books and graphic novels with Panel View. Now iPad and Cloud Reader users can read more graphical content on their platforms of […]

Target Phasing Out All Kindles This Spring

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Soon Target will no longer carry the Kindle Fire or any other Kindle device due to a “conflict of interest.” Target issued a statement to The Verge confirming the plan. There’s no firm date, but the retailer is “phasing out Kindles and Amazon- and Kindle-branded products in the spring of 2012.” Within a few months, […]

Kindle Book Prices Ready to Drop

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Kindle users may soon enjoy lower prices on eBooks thanks to a new antitrust lawsuit filed by the U.S. Justice Department. The government challenges the legality of the Agency model. Introduced in 2011, this is the reason that some books on Amazon say, “This price was set by the publisher”. Typically books priced by the […]

Amazon to Launch 3 New Kindle Fire Tablets in 2012, But No 10-Inch Slate

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Rumors of new Kindle Fire tablet models from Amazon are surfacing yet again, and the Internet giant is speculated to launch several models this year as an update to the current debut 7-inch slate that launched late last year. Curiously, though Amazon has been rumored multiple times in the past to launch a 10-inch Android […]

Amazon Prepping Two Kindle Fire Tablet Sequels for Release Later This Year

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With the success of the affordably priced 7-inch Kindle Fire tablet, it appears that Amazon is already preparing for the slate’s successor with two new models. According to sources, the Internet retail giant will be releasing a successor to the 7-inch model and is planning to roll out a 10-inch Kindle Fire tablet alongside the […]

Amazon Ready to Launch Color E-Ink Kindle Touch Readers?

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Digitimes is reporting that Amazon has ordered color e-ink panels from E Ink Holdings. The 6-inch color e-ink panels could potentially make it into the next generation Kindle Touch e-readers, which would be the first e-ink readers from Amazon to feature a color display. Though Amazon has the Kindle Fire tablet, based on Google’s Android […]

10-Inch Kindle Fire Tablet Rumored for Q2 Launch

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According to a Digitimes report, Amazon is prepping to launch a 10-inch version of its popular Kindle Fire tablet starting in Q2. The report suggests that Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has won the manufacturing contract for the 10-inch Kindle Fire slate, beating out current Quanta and Inventec, which are responsible for producing the current 7-inch […]

How to Backup and Erase Your Kindle Fire

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Maybe you got a Kindle Fire and aren’t that crazy about it. You want to sell the thing, give it away or return it to Amazon or the store where you bought it. It could be you just want to start over and remove all the free Amazon App Store of the day apps, documents […]

Walmart Offers Kindle Fire for Valentine’s Day Sale

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Looking for a last minute gift for your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day? Well, if you’re beloved is a geek, a techie, or an avid reader, the Amazon Kindle Fire 7-inch slate may be just the perfect gift for the day of love, and the good news is that Walmart is offering a promotion on the […]

Amazon Makes Money Off Of Kindle Fire Owners, Not Device Sales (Duh)

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A few months ago iSuppli did a teardown of the Kindle Fire and surmised that the tablet costs about $202 to make, which is $3 more than the company charges consumers. Ever since then everyone has dutifully repeated the meme that Amazon is selling the Fire at a loss. Except: they’re not. First, there’s more […]